The holidays are a time for celebrating, and there is often additional packaging and paper that comes along with the festivities! Be sure to properly recycling your holiday packaging and paper, and if you aren’t sure if a material can be included in your curbside, multi-family recycling you can search ‘what can I recycle’ at the top of this page or view our quick reference guide below!

Yes, recycle in curbside, multi-family or depot collection:

 

Gift Wrap

Recycle!

Place in your curbside or multi-family paper recycling.

 

 

 

 

Cartons

Recycle!

Place in your curbside or multi-family container recycling.

 

 

 

 

Cups

Recycle!

Place in your curbside or multi-family container recycling.

 

 

 

 

Paper Bags

Recycle!

Place in your curbside or multi-family paper recycling.

 

 

 

 

Foil Trays

Recycle!

Place in your curbside or multi-family container recycling.

 

 

 

 

Tins

Recycle!

Place in your curbside or multi-family container recycling.

 

 

 

 

Plastic Containers

Recycle!

Place in your curbside or multi-family container recycling.

 

 

 

 

Recycle!

Place in your curbside or multi-family paper recycling.

 

 

 

 

Boxes

Recycle!

Place in your curbside or multi-family paper recycling.

 

 

 

 

 

No, not accepted for recycling with Recycle BC:

 

Gift Wrap

Reuse or put in the garbage.

 

 

 

 

Lights

Donate or contact Recycling Council of BC (RCBC.ca) for recycling options.

 

Toys

Donate or contact Recycling Council of BC (RCBC.ca) for recycling options.

 

Ribbon and Bows

Reuse or put in the garbage.

 

Padded Envelope

Reuse or put in the garbage.

 

Electronics

Donate or contact Recycling Council of BC (RCBC.ca) for recycling options.

 

 

Batteries

Donate or contact Recycling Council of BC (RCBC.ca) for recycling options.

 

Food

Contact your local government for disposal options.

Don’t see what you are looking for? Search any item below! Enjoy the season.

RECYCLE BC ACCEPTED MATERIALS